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>>> complete bay area news coverage starts right now, this is ktvu channel 2 news at 6:00 p.m. >>> good evening. >>> i am julie haener. >> and i am frank somerville. >> there are explosive new allegations that money was paid to influence an oakland city counsel member to do business on public property. ktvu's eric rasmussen uncovered a second investigation involving larry reid who is already the suggest of a report -- subject of a report by the auditor. >> reporter: we obtained this report by a private investigator. it includes an interview with a man who says his business partner paid money to get special treatment from larry reid. >> reporter: they had a good deal on the side of the old oakland army base. in 2009 it got approval to accept material. >> i was so concerned. >> reporter: he told us his business partner and owner paid a long time activist a thousand dollars a week to get the city's cooperation. >> reporter: what was the money for? >> so he could get whatever he wants from the city. >> reporter: how do you think he was doing that? >> because he had a connection.
moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police in south san francisco searching for a serial arsonist. police say three fires were deliberately set saturday night and sunday morning in orange park and near el camino real. they were all quickly put out. they caused very little damage. if you have any information, get in contact with san francisco police. >>> this is a pivotal week for people on both sides of the gay marriage debate. the supreme court will hear arguments on two same-sex marriage cases including proposition 8, california's ban on gay marriage. brian flores joins us with a local couple right in the middle of the debate. >> reporter: after years being denied the right to marry, a local couple says now is the time for the u.s. supreme court to overturn proposition 8. we recently talked to the couple. they are the plaintiffs in the debate over prop 8. on tuesday, the u.s. supreme court is scheduled to hear their case, otherwise known as holyingsworth verses perry. they've been together for 14 years and have raised three boys. >> family, it
confirmation on that, we'll be sure to pass it a -- it along to you. tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> police in south san francisco searching for a serial arsonist. police say three fires were deliberately set saturday night and sunday morning in orange park and near el camino real. they were all quickly put out. they caused very little damage. if you have any information, get in contact with san francisco police. >>> this is a pivotal week for people on both sides of the gay marriage debate. the supreme court will hear arguments on two same-sex marriage cases including proposition 8, california's ban on gay marriage. brian flores joins us with a local couple right in the middle of the debate. >> reporter: after years being denied the right to marry, a local couple says now is the time for the u.s. supreme court to overturn proposition 8. we recently talked to the couple. they are the plaintiffs in the debate over prop 8. on tuesday, the u.s. supreme court is scheduled to hear their case, otherwise known as holyingsworth verses perry. they've been together for 14 years and have r
to that ammunition and we'll have more information on this story as we get it in to ktvu. >>> pope francis has been officially installed at vatican city. he vows to serve the poorest and the weakest. ♪ >> this is just hours ago. pope francis was presented with a symbolic fisherman's ring. before being installed, he circled st. peter's square in a vehicle, then he did something very different. stepped down, kissed the head of that disabled man in the crowd. >> he began his work last wednesday night. this is not gonna be an ordinary people. he wants to be very close to the people. >> about 200,000 people packed st. peter's square watching the installation. vice president joe biden was there leading the u.s. delegation for the installation mass. >>> 7:03. new this morning a car fire nearly spread to the oakland raiders' team headquarters in alameda. firefighters arrived at the fire at harbor bay parkway just after 4:00 this morning. they found a car fully engulfed in flames in a parking lot in the back of the property which is behind the oakland airport.
information on this story as we get it in to ktvu. >>> pope francis has been officially installed at vatican city. he vows to serve the poorest and the weakest. ♪ >> this is just hours ago. pope francis was presented with a symbolic fisherman's ring. before being installed, he circled st. peter's square in a vehicle, then he did something very different. stepped down, kissed the head of that disabled man in the crowd. >> he began his work last wednesday night. this is not gonna be an ordinary people. he wants to be very close to the people. >> about 200,000 people packed st. peter's square watching the installation. vice president joe biden was there leading the u.s. delegation for the installation mass. >>> 7:03. new this morning a car fire nearly spread to the oakland raiders' team headquarters in alameda. firefighters arrived at the fire at harbor bay parkway just after 4:00 this morning. they found a car fully engulfed in flames in a parking lot in the back of the property which is behind the oakland airport. the building was not burned. firefighters are investigating whether this was
investigators may tell us about that smoke that conversations most of contra costa county. >>> and ktvu channel 2 morning news continues. >>> this is ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> good morning, thank you for joining us, this monday march 18th, i am pam cook. >> steve is back, glad to see you. does pam need to grab her crumbled la? >> -- her crumbled la? >> a -- her umbrella. here is more. >>> northbound 101, approaching the 880 split and also the commute is moving along slowly at the toll plaza, let's go back to the desk. >>> a bar stabbing stemmed from a fight between two groups of men. here is more with tara moriarty where police say it all happened just hours ago. >> reporter: yes this st. patrick's' day celebration started around closing time and that's a physicians place where an officer is waiting for a crew to come and clean up the crime scene. the ball happened in front -- ball happened in front of the park and two people got into a heated argument and somebody pulled out a knife and then suspects scattered. investigators say the suspects took off in a dark colored sedan headed east
offices at san jose at 6:00 p.m. tomorrow night. live in san jose, maureen naylor, ktvu, channel 2 news. >> more details now. many people who live near those train tracks say fences won't do any good. today we saw several people walking along the tracks. neighbors say crossing the track saves you 5 to 10 minutes. there have been four fatal incidents involving caltrains this year. including one last week when a caltrain hit and killed maria juarez. >>> a shooting death of a virginia engineer in the bay area for a job interview. it took jurors just one day to find george huggins of oakland guilty of murder. united kingdom honk -- jinghong kang was in the area for a job interview with google. >>> extra eyes were on hand to keep an eye out about a meeting about affordable housing in the north bay. continuing coverage now. patty lee joins us live in san rafael, where attendees of that meeting were greeted by protesters. >> reporter: this flyer shows why there is security on hand. even though the issue is affordable housing, what came up tonight were accusations including racism, and classism
. reporting live in antioch, patti lee, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> as patti mentioned, we received picture of the fire from our viewers. gary with twin rivers marine insurance agency says the company's web cam points toward the san joaquin river. >>> jacob miles sent us this picture showing how the smoke could be seen from miles. >> with the fire and smoke came large chunks of ash. sean shared these photos of a covered walk in the area. >> more details tonight on prescribed burns in the area. according to officials with the bay area quality district. the burns are allowed to control marsh debris and to improve the area for wildlife. this year the permissive burn period began on march 1st and runs through april 15th. the fires must be deemed necessary by the california department of fish and wildlife. >>> now to developing news we're following right now in vallejo, police there investigating the city's sixth homicide of the year. it happened a few hours ago in a residential neighborhood. christien kafton just spoke to investigators and joins us live now with what he learned. >> reporter: le
right now. this is ktvu channel this is ktvu channel 2 news at 5:00. >>> we begin with breaking news on half-moon bay. they are searching as well as the coast guard looking for a missing man on the beach. the missing man was reported missing 2:45 this afternoon. they told the coast guard he was with them on the beach and turned around and he was gone. we have a crew checking in on this and we will bring you more as soon as it comes into the newsroom. >>> here is more on a family of a santa rosa ray way team. it wrapped up just a short time ago and it seems as though this tragedy has touched everyone in this community. >> that's right, heather, hundreds of people are still here and theres a reception going on as you can see. this is following a loving tribute to a remarkable 14-year- old who was looking forward to high school last year. >> i am so sorry he was going to miss out on all of the fun he would have had. it is going to be hard not picking him up every day. >> relatives, classmates, and teachers shared rememberances of marcus johnson killed last week in a freak race car accid
moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> this morning, we're tracking an investigation into the shooting death of an elderly man in vallejo. ktvu's alex savidge has been there since 4:30 this morning. where was the victim found and what have you heard about witnesses? >> reporter: well, there are some witnesses, dave. vallejo police this morning -- at this point, are not talking about who the witnesses are or what they may have seen. vallejo police are not saying why this elderly man may have been targeted. but we do know that he was found about 5:30 last night inside a detached garage at a home on the 400 block of hichborn street on the west side of the city. that garage had apparently been converted into a living space. we saw homicide detectives gathering evidence there late into the night last night. now, the victim's name in this case is not being released because his family has yet to be notified. we're working with the sergeant to try to get an update on the investigation. this was vallejo's sixth homicide of the year so far. it'ss about listen a very
the third just this month. alex savage, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> and people in antioch were concerned about the dark fire am is burp out by 7:00 dab burned out by 7:00 last night. -- burned out last night. they say it was a prescribed burn and they are allowed to improve the area for wildlife. this year the permitsive burn period runs through april 15th and it has to be deemed necessary by the department of fish and wildlife. >>> hot dry, windy conditions during the southern california explodes in size. they are trying to figure out how it happened and it happened in grass and woods and spread to a housing complex. fortunately nobody was hurt but more than 108 people lost their -- 108 people lost their homes and pets in the fire. >>> they are spreading in western tennessee and this fire started in the brush sunday afternoon and the national guard is expected to bring in help to help fight the flames. >>> the national committee chairman is -- committee chairman is indicating how republicans will rebrands themselves. there is a live communit
within the next hour. live from alameda, i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> this morning, we're tracking an investigation into the shooting death of an elderly man in vallejo. ktvu's alex savidge has been there since 4:30 this morning. where was the victim found and what have you heard about witnesses? >> reporter: well, there are some witnesses, dave. vallejo police this morning -- at this point, are not talking about who the witnesses are or what they may have seen. vallejo police are not saying why this elderly man may have been targeted. but we do know that he was found about 5:30 last night inside a detached garage at a home on the 400 block of hichborn street on the west side of the city. that garage had apparently been converted into a livivi space. we saw homicide detectives gathering evidence there late into the night last night. now, the victim's name in this case is not being released because his family has yet to be notified. we're working with the sergeant to try to get an update on the investigation. this was vallejo's sixth homicide of the year so far. it'ss ab
forward. >> i think we should to it and this is something they to best in. in oakland alex savage ktvu channel 2 news. >> you can go to a slide show on our website www.ktvu.com just check on the tab. >>> whyfie focuses on indoor mapping and they can detect a smart phone user's location in a building using wi-fi signals. they have not given any details and they are among several the cupertino company has made in an effort to improve its navigation capabilities. >>> they have applied showing a woman gagged and bound showing the kardashian sisters. somebody leaked this on the internet and they said they deeply regret this incident and the mock up ads are contrary to the decency one ford. >>> the cost of gas is beginning to slowly drop around the country. gas prices dropped around 3 cents per gallon to a nationwide average of 371 per gallon -- $3.71 per gallon. gas is about $4.14 per gallon and in san jose it is $4.03. as high as it may seem, prices are lower than it was the last year. >> here is the new hoping between pacifica to build in why years. it
in san jose, maureen naylor, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> oakland city auditor says two councilmembers broke the law, and aapproximate busessed their power by abusing city contracts. the auditor shows more than a dozen violations. among other things, it accuses them of icing their power to influential the bidding process for the $2 million cleanup at the former oakland army base. >> the law was broken here. so the report, it was not done out in the open. there was undue influential. >> reporter: the auditor says oakland city charter is clear. councilmembers can only set policy and funds. both brooks and reid deny wrongdoing. we have discovered councilmember larry reid is the center of a second investigation. eric rasmussen obtained a report of a private investigator who looked into the issue. >> reporter: urban recycling solutions incorporated had a good deal on the side of the old oakland army base on berma road. civil engineer told us his business partner, and owner of urban recycling paid a long time activist, darrell kerry $1,000 a week to get the city of oakland's cooperation. >> what t
until the sergeant has more for us we will bring you the latest alex savage ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> people were concerned about the dark smoke rising and it started 2:30 in sacramento county and it was put out by 7:00 last night. firefighters let it burn itself out and plus it was hard to get to and at first, air quality district said it was a prescribed burn and later he changed it to an actual vegetation fire. the burns are allowed to control marsh debris and to improve the area for wildlife. this isn't press sufficient burn period runs through april 15th and it must be deemed necessary by the department of fish and wildlife. janine de la vega is in san jose to tells you how the companies are responding, good morning. >> reporter: well, they have a very diverse population and they say the workforce for tech giants do not. they had a tough time getting them to give up all their information and they are asking 20 of the most influential stuff about their employees. only 20 responded even after they find and the companies included cisco and ebay, they show women are underreprese
was killed. live in san jose, maureen naylor, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> oakland city auditor says two councilmembers broke the law, and aapproximate busessed their power by abusing city contracts. the auditor shows more than a dozen violations. among other things, it accuses them of icing their power to influential the bidding process for the $2 million cleanup at the former oakland army base. >> the law was broken here. so the report, it was not done out in the open. there was undue influential. >> reporter: the auditor says oakland city charter is clear. councilmembers can only set policy and funds. both brooks and reid deny wrongdoing. we have discovered councilmember larry reid is the center of a second investigation. eric rasmussen obtained a report of a private investigator who looked into the issue. >> reporter: urban recycling solutions incorporated had a good deal on the side of the old oakland army base on berma road. civil engineer told us his business partner, and owner of urban recycling paid a long time activist, darrell kerry $1,000 a week to get the city of oakland's c
'm tara moriarty, ktvu news. >>> let's check in again with sal. two big problems. right now you want to check on the toll plaza. >> we also want to check on one of the busiest commutes. that would be the toll plaza. westbound bay bridge toll plaza, there's certainly a delay, but it's not as much as it normally is. this is common for a fry when we have traffic backed up like this and then in the 8:00 hour we should see clearing unless there's a crash. also looking at the commute here on san francisco's freeways, certainly people out there, it's a little crowded but certainly northbound 101 looks good from 280 up to the 280 split. we've been talking about the problem on 280 southbound. it's going to be a major traffic issue for the next few hours on 280 approaching 101. the alternate is southbound 280 to 101 or get yourself on 101 to begin with and head south. >>> filling in for steve, it's bill martin. >>> good morning on your friday. steve is out today. he's still sick yesterday. i know he's feeling better today. i he'll be back on monday. in the meantime, you've got me. plenty of su
with the sergeant hoping to get an update on this investigation soon this morning. alex savage, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> in alameda, it led to a bar stabbing as many people were out celebrating st. trick's day -- st. patrick's' day. one man was reportedly stabbed in the next but we do not know his condition at this time. the attackers are trying to establish a suspect. >>> the victims of arraying tragedy, a memorial was held for marcus johnson of santa rosa. they died at the raceway park and they were in a pitt area warming warmups when a car driven by his cousin chase flew off the track and hit them. his father said the steering wheel popped off causing him to lose control. >> i don't know how it could come off because he always checked it. >> the chp is investigating and he was a senior and many event races. his cousin raced since he was five and was looking forward to playing college basketball next year annandale caught the racing bug early in life and he leaves behind a wife and two grown children. >>> smoke from a grass fire was hazardous. th
them feel more comfortable. live in oakland, ktvu channel "2 news." >>> >> we watch everything that happens across the country. that's something that has been a topic of discussion throughout the country and like most police chiefs that are paying attention to what is going on throughout the nation, i have an obligation to look at it. >> a federal trial started over new york city's stop and frisk policy. they say it fairly targets minorities and violates their rights. police say it's an important way to fight crime. >> >> a graffiti painter fell to his death from a bridge where he may have been spray painting. his body was found on saturday beneath the i-80 bridge near winter street. according to police reports, he was involved in a group accused of $80,000 in property damage from 300 tagging cases in the sacramento and roseville areas. >> >> it seems like graffiti is pretty much everywhere. coming up at 6:00, the uphill fight one bay area city is facing and legislation being proposed to clean it up. . >>> napa county sheriff spok
feel heard and make them feel more comfortable. live in oakland, ktvu channel "2 news." >>> >> we watch everything that happens across the country. that's something that has been a topic of discussion throughout the country and like most police chiefs that are paying attention to what is going on throughout the nation, i have an obligation to look at it. >> a federal trial started over new york city's stop and frisk policy. they say it fairly targets minorities and violates their rights. police say it's an important way to fight crime. >> >> a graffiti painter fell to his death from a bridge where he may have been spray painting. his body was found on saturday beneath the i-80 bridge near winter street. according to police reports, he was involved in a group accused of $80,000 in property damage from 300 tagging cases in the sacramento and roseville areas. >> >> it seems like graffiti is pretty much everywhere. coming up at 6:00, the uphill fight one bay area city is facing and legislation being proposed to clean it up. . >>> napa county sheriff spokesman said more details may be releas
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